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LA SAFE, APSB Member Stanley Celestine, Jr., Chris Thomas King | 5/24/19 | Louisiana: The State We're In

LA SAFE - Louisiana’s Strategic Adaptations for Future Environments

The state continues being proactive to stay dry with a history of being the most flood-prone state in the U.S. Andre’ Moreau talks with Pat Forbes, Executive Director of the Office of Community Development and Matt Sanders, program manager of the LA SAFE program. LA SAFE is Louisiana’s Strategic Adaptations for Future Environments. Their new policy recommendations offer ideas about adapting to climate change, and how that could look as the state continues to lose land and experience more volatile weather patterns.

Sinking Cities

Louisiana Public Square: Sinking Cities

Avoyelles Parish School Board Member Stanley Clestine, Jr.

There is one school board member in particular in Avoyelles Parish, who says he can really relate to students and how they feel about school. Natasha Williams sits down with Stanley Celestine, Jr. to find out what’s behind his claim.

Chris Thomas King on Tabby's Blues Box.

Chris Thomas King grew up always around his Dad’s juke joint, Tabby’s Blues Box, in Baton Rouge. Chris tells LPB’s Will Lurker, it’s where he shaped his own unique style with the blues guitar and that style caught on with blues lovers nationwide.

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Louisiana Office of Student Financial Aid

Legislative Session Coverage


Louisiana: The State We’re In, Louisiana's only statewide news magazine and one of the longest running television programs in the nation, is in its 42nd season on the air.

The program airs Fridays at 7PM and Sundays at 4:30PM on the six-station LPB network that includes stations in Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Monroe and Shreveport. It also airs on LPB’s sister station WLAE-TV32 in New Orleans on Fridays at 7PM.

This award-winning show combines in-depth coverage about the important issues in the state along with expert analysis of those issues. This includes continuing coverage of stories like the lasting effect of the BP oil spill on Louisiana’s coastline, the devastating floods of 2016, or the continuing coverage of healthcare, education and state budget issues.

Since its inception in 1976, “Louisiana: The State We’re In” has been a leader in coverage of the Louisiana Legislature. Its goal has always been to explain how legislation will affect the lives of the people of the state. That coverage expands during the legislative session to include daily updates and a wrap up of the week’s events on the Friday broadcast that features live interviews with lawmakers and experts on legislation.

The program also features stories on the art, culture and the people and places that make Louisiana so unique.

Archived episodes are also available in our Video Archive.

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